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Remainders: Kindergartner's lessons in active listening pay off

  • A New Jersey kindergartener used what he learned in school to save his father’s life. (Yahoo! Shine)
  • NY1 reporter Lindsey Christ’s dispatches from Japanese schools keep getting more interesting. (Twitter)
  • New York City is just one of 17 big-city school districts soon to get a new superintendent. (EdWeek)
  • A new study finds that few children are “redshirted,” or kept out of kindergarten for a year. (EdSource)
  • Denver is grappling with how to reduce the in- and out-of-school suspension rate. (EdNewsColorado)
  • The principal of the city’s software programming-themed school says culture comes first. (SchoolBook)
  • The city is reminding families about what not to wear for students as spring warms up. (Insideschools)
  • A reminder: If everyone gets smarter across the board, the achievement gap won’t narrow at all. (Russo)
  • Most NAEP social studies tests have been postponed indefinitely due to sequestration. (Politics K-12)
  • Pearson could lose its gifted testing contract, but it has 18 others with the city. (NYC P.S. Parents)

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